Charleston, South Carolina is one of the best cities to visit in the USA. Charleston's population is less than 125 thousand, but over 4 million tourists visit the city each year.
Although numerous cruise ships stopover in Charleston for the day or sail from there occasionally, Carnival Cruise Lines has based the Carnival Fantasy
there year-round to sail 5-7 day cruises to the Bahamas
One of the best things about taking a cruise from Charleston is the opportunity to spend a few days in this wonderful city either before or after your cruise.
Top Things to Do in Charleston from the About.com Guide to SE USA Travel
Charleston (c) Linda Garrison